solitudo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sōlus (alone; solitary, deserted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sōlitūdō f (genitive sōlitūdinis); third declension

  1. An instance of being alone; loneliness, solitariness, solitude.
  2. A lonely place; desert, wilderness.
  3. A state of want, destitution, deprivation.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sōlitūdō sōlitūdinēs
genitive sōlitūdinis sōlitūdinum
dative sōlitūdinī sōlitūdinibus
accusative sōlitūdinem sōlitūdinēs
ablative sōlitūdine sōlitūdinibus
vocative sōlitūdō sōlitūdinēs

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References[edit]

  • solitudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • solitudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “solitudo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • solitudo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to live in solitude: in solitudine vivere (Fin. 3. 20. 65)